Skip Navigation

Science & Technology

on:

NCPR is supported by:

See also: Astronomy
Technology
Apr 23, 2014 — Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are competing to be the main landlords of the cloud. Their terms and prices could control who gets to build what on the Internet, and for how much.
Apr 22, 2014 — Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.
Apr 22, 2014 — To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 New York World's Fair, we turn back to some predictions that The New York Times commissioned Isaac Asimov to make on the occasion. He got many things right.
Apr 22, 2014 — Aereo offers consumers in 11 cities a cheap way to watch local stations that deliver network TV shows. The networks contend that Aereo uses a gimmick to thwart the economic vitality of their business.
Apr 21, 2014 — The video-streaming announced plans to raise its monthly rates for new customers by $1 or $2 a month. It also said it had gained 2.25 million new customers.
 
Science
Technology
NCPR Public Newsroom
Science

Robert KrulwichAn NPR Column:
Krulwich on Science
by Robert Krulwich

Curt Stager
An Independent Blog:
Save the Carbon
Naturalist Curt Stager, co-host of Natural Selections and author of Deep Future, shares long-term perspectives on environmental change, past, present, and future.

Natural Selections: Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss

Special Reports

stoddard photo
Audio Slideshow:
Dragonflies and Damselfies
Todd Moe talks with investigators about how volunteers help study these colorful insects and their habitats. Photos by Vici & Steve Diehl.

Still No Price Spike Protection for NYS Energy Market

Officials at New York's power grid still haven't obtained permission they say is needed to prevent generators from manipulating the market.  Go to full article

Watching the Summer Stars

The summer solstice and watching the stars--Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

State Senate Webcast Begins

The state Senate has begun wedcasting its proceedings on the Internet. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

How Climate Change Could Affect North Country Weather

A conversation about how global climate change could affect weather in the North Country. David Sommerstein talks with the director of the Great Lakes Regional Assessment...  Go to full article

Computers in Tractors: Surfing the South Forty

These days computers are everywhere--your car, home, office desk and even toasters. Now researchers want to install computers in another place--farmers' tractors. Great Lakes...  Go to full article

Sustainable Energy Fair in Canton

On Saturday in Canton, hundreds of people took a crash course in energy issues of a different kind. As a part of Earth Day weekend, the North Country Sustainable Energy Fair...  Go to full article

Cell Phone Driving Ban Debated

As support grows in the legislature for a statewide ban on the use of cell phones while driving, mobile phone industry executives brought their point of view to the state...  Go to full article

Energy Deregulation Expert Keynote at North Country Energy Fair

Martha Foley talks with Ed Smeloff of the Pace Energy Project on the topic "Deregulation in Crisis: Lessons From California." Smeloff is the keynote speaker at Saturday's...  Go to full article

Energy Department Searches for Exposed Workers

The Department of Energy is trying to reach more than one thousand former government workers in the Great Lakes region who might have been exposed to a sometimes fatal...  Go to full article

Energy Deregulation in New York, Pt. 5

Karen Dewitt concludes her series on New York's electric industry - today - the future of deregulation, the building of new power plants, and will prices go higher?  Go to full article

« first  « previous 10  395-404 of 416  next 10 »  last »